Crystal Mountain Resort

Work and play at the biggest and best ski area in the Northwest. Mount Rainier is your bonus!

Work in a beautiful mountain setting next to Mt. Rainier National Park. You may never want to work anywhere else.

We have the best of both worlds! We are located on the edge of Mt. Rainier National Park but still within a 2 hour drive of downtown Seattle.

About Crystal Mountain Resort

Here at Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, Washington State’s premier ski area, we strive to hire enthusiastic and personable employees to join us for a winter of fun at one of the best places on earth. With over 2,600 acres of in-bounds terrain, a vertical drop of 3,100 feet and an average of 350” of snow during winter, our employees have plenty of opportunities to take advantage of. Stop thinking “what if” and make the choice to experience a winter you will never forget! Winter season typically runs from mid-November to mid-April.

Ideal Candidate

Crystal Mountain has employment opportunities available for friendly, guest service-oriented individuals.  We are looking for hard-working, enthusiastic team players dedicated to helping us deliver exceptional service to our guests.

Room and Board

On mountain, employee housing is limited and assigned to employees based on department and job.  All housed employees must be 18 years or older.  

Employee Perks

  • Great skiing and/or riding!
  • Free season pass for employees!
  • Free skiing at all Alterra Mountain Resorts
  • Discounts on food and retail items.

Getting Here and Getting Around

The nearest airport to Crystal Mountain is SeaTac Airport, which is 70 miles away.  You are on your own for getting to our location.

Driving Directions from cities within Washington -

From Seattle:  Drive south on I5, take exit 142A to Auburn, follow Hwy 164 to Enumclaw and Hwy 410 east for 33 miles, turn left onto Crystal Mountain Boulevard and drive 6 miles to the resort.  Hwy 410 is closed east of Crystal Mountain during the winter.

From Bellevue:  Drive south on I405 to Hwy 169.  Follow Hwy 169 through Maple Valley into Enumclaw.  Turn left on Hwy 164 (Griffin Ave) and follow through town to Hwy 410.  Follow Hwy 410 east 33 miles to the turnoff to Crystal Mountain Boulevard.

From Tacoma:  Travel east on Hwy 512, or north on I5 to Hwy 167 to Hwy 410.  Thirty-three miles past Enumclaw turn left onto Crystal Mountain Boulevard.

For Fun

  • Ski, ride, snowshoe, ride the gondola!
  • Enjoy scenic views of Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Adams and Mt. Baker on clear days from the top of the mountain.
  • Make new friends, learn a new sport and become a part of the Crystal Mountain family.

How to Apply

Please click APPLY HERE to view many more details and to complete our on-line application.

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